Author: Aniak2

19 May Silver Salmon on Surface Flies

If you think our mouse hungry rainbows are the only fish on the Aniak River aggressive enough to attack flies on the surface you would be wrong. The Aniak boasts a healthy run of hard fighting, eager biting, and acrobatic Silver Salmon. Also known as Coho Salmon, these fish are a favorite among...

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09 May The Double Haul

We've all heard of the double haul. Many associate it with salt water fishing, but it can be a very useful cast to have in your quiver. You will experience fishing success at Aniak with or without it, but you might find it can come in handy. Perhaps you spot a...

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11 Feb Tying the Morrish Mouse

The Mighty Mouse II video (filmed right here on the Aniak) took the internet by storm last week. If you haven't seen it, do yourself a favor and take a look. If you noticed, the secret weapon was the Morrish Mouse. Why do we - and the trout for that matter - like...

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02 Nov Why the Aniak?

It is second to none . . . It is sometimes hard to describe the trout fishing that can be found on the Aniak River. Not because the fishing is lacking, or that words cannot be found, but simply because it is difficult to hold back the excitement and breath enough...

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31 Aug Aniak Trip Report – Carlos Aristeguieta

It is hard to believe that fall is right around the corner, but that is exactly what the Aniak is telling us. All the critters, from the rainbow trout to the brown bears, are stocking up for the winter ahead. As they look forward, we enjoy looking back on a season...

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31 Jul Know Your Knots!

Knot Prepared: While our well-trained, professional guides will almost always be at your side, on occasion you may find yourself in a position on the river wanting to tie your own rig. Perhaps your guide is stoking a fire for a world-class shore lunch, helping your fishing buddy with a rat’s...

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19 Jul How To Tie the Mr. Hankey Mouse Fly

Tying Mr. Hankey The summer season on the Aniak is in full swing, and the mouse fishing has been nothing short of extraordinary. Our guests have been putting large fish to hand daily by twitching various mouse patterns that would seem fit lining the cat toy section at your local PetCo. One...

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19 Jul The Chum

The Chum Salmon - One of Alaska’s most underrated fish Dog, calico, or chum…… call them what you will; we'll call them awesome. Aniak River Chum Salmon, which storm up the Aniak in droves every summer, are some of the most explosive and aggressive gamefish that our guests will tie into. Combine their...

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